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Microsoft CEO warns of Mental Health damage from permanent “work from home” arrangements

Working from home has become a new reality for many of us but Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, is not exactly thrilled about indefinite remote working arrangements. In an interview with the New York Times, the tech leader remarked, “What does burnout look like? What does mental health look like? Hey, maybe we are burning some […]

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Is your feedback form effective?

Getting learners to fill in a feedback form after the completion of training is the norm. But how much of what is gathered is actually useful? What can you do with the data?  If you cannot derive any actionable insights from the responses, you ought to challenge the effectiveness of the questions. Because the purpose […]

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Microsoft, Non-Profits and employer partners launch program to increase employability for people with disabilities in Asia Pacific

SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 9 September 2020 – The Microsoft Enabler Program launched today pioneers disability inclusive workplaces across Asia Pacific by removing the barriers for a more diverse workforce. With more than 1 billion people with disabilities (PwDs) in the world, disability-inclusive employment can lead to 1-7% rise in GDP in Asia Pacific […]

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#11 – Loke Qian Li, Straits Interactive

Loke Qian Li is an international Fellow of Information Privacy and writes for the International Association of Privacy Professionals, Data Protection Excellence Network and Bloomberg Law. Prior to joining Straits Interactive, he was Data Protection Officer and Director of an HR-tech firm. He is a co-developer and co-trainer of the module Data Protection Principles – China & […]

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#10 – Stewart Chen, Co-Founder of Hireplace

Stewart Chen is the co-founder of Hireplace, a tech platform that brings speed dating to recruitment. They connect employers and candidates in a time-limited video interview format with multiple rooms, across geographies, managed through a brilliant queuing system. A tech entrepreneur with multi exits with more than 10 years of experience with building and scaling […]

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10 reasons why you can’t afford to miss People Matters TechHR Singapore 2020!

The COVID-19 crisis not only changed our lives but our work and our world. Businesses the world over have moved billions of employees to work from home as they hunkered down to adapt to respond to the crisis and adapt themselves to this new changing reality. Year after year, the People Matters TechHR agenda has […]

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Background checks are even more essential today with work-from-home arrangements

Remote working works best if there is a high degree of trust and communication between employers and their staff. But what if your trust has been misplaced, and how can you prevent it? Without being physically in office, the temptations to cheat or commit a wrongful act can be high. Take the case of an […]

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IHRP Tech Talk Series Webinar 2 – Leveraging HR Tech to create best in class “Candidate Experience

Engagement is not an aspect that organisations should focus after a Candidate joins. It should start right from the time a Candidate shows interest in joining the organisation. To enable organisations in this endeavour to enhance the “Candidate Experience”, there is an urgent need for HR and Talent Acquisition teams to adopt technology in a […]

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Hacking HR Hong Kong Chapter

From A.I. Learning to GenerationZ recruitment, emerging technologies are driving the reinvention of work, the workforce and the workplace. HR Technologies (“HRTech”) should dramatically improve the effectiveness of the people function. But what are the upsides and downsides? What are the implications for the HR profession and the services we provide to our organisations? This […]

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Most Singaporeans expect their workplace will change for the better after COVID-19

SINGAPORE, 19 August 2020 — Almost two thirds of workers in Singapore (65%) expect their industry will change for the better after COVID-19 due to the changes being implemented in response to the pandemic, according to new research released today from Qualtrics. This is one of the key findings from Qualtrics’ Work Different study, which draws upon […]